MEDIA ADVISORY: United States - New Zealand Pacific Partnership Forum PR Newswire WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013 WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 US-NZ Pacific Partnership Forum, a global gathering of 275+ WHAT: game-changing thought leaders from business, government and non-profits, showcasing examples of what's next for US-NZ relations and in the Asia-Pacific region. WHO: William J. Burns, US Deputy Secretary of State Robert Hormats, US Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Alan Bersin, US Assistant Secretary of State for International Affairs Vikram Singh, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South & Southeast Asia Rep. Kevin Brady (R – Texas), Co-Chair, Friends of NZ Congressional Caucus Rep. Rick Larsen (D – Wash.), Co-Chair, Friends of NZ Congressional Caucus Murray McCully, NZ Minister of Foreign Affairs Tim Groser, NZ Minister of Trade Lt. Rhys Jones, Chief of the NZ Defence Force John Allen, NZ Secretary of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Tremain, NZ Secretary of Customs Gabriel Makhlouf, NZ Secretary of the Treasury Robert Zoellick, former President of The World Bank Six former United States Trade Representatives: Charlene Barshefsky; William Brock; Carla Hills; Michael Kantor; Susan Schwab; And Clayton Yeutter Business leaders and innovators from Pfizer, Lockheed Martin, Westpac, Northrup Grumman, Weta Digital, NZ Wine, Google, Cargill, Abbott Labs, Fonterra, American Institute of Architects, Wingnut Films, Rocket Lab, DARPA, Boeing, and many more. Panels on Security; Foreign Policy; Trade & Business; Creativity & Innovation; Cities of the Future & the Recovery of Christchurch; Food Security; Sustainability; Life Sciences WHEN May 19, 6:00 – 9:00 pm & Welcome reception with US and NZ musical entertainment WHERE: US Institute of Peace 2301 Constitution Ave, NW Washington, DC 20037 May 20, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm | May 21, 7:30 am – 2:30 pm Grand Hyatt Hotel - Constitution Level 1000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 CONTACT: Katie Ellena (202) 577-9574 kellena@USNZcouncil.org SOURCE United States-New Zealand Council
MEDIA ADVISORY: United States - New Zealand Pacific Partnership Forum
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